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Wednesday, 2 May, part two

After working two jobs in the rain, we drove north of Oysterville on a mission to see the always impressive Oysterville garden’s tulip display.

Arriving in Oysterville, we took the scenic loop.

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Peter and Linda’s garden


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arriving at our destination in increasingly heavy rain

THE Oysterville garden

Join us in our usual walk around the garden that looks as fine in rain as it does on a perfect day.  I kept my camera pointed down between photos and felt very lucky to not get a water spot on the lens.

We walk along the roadside verge, looking in….

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo


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Allan’s photo

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with tetranpanax and camassia (Allan’s photo)

We turn in at the driveway…

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This southerly bed will have plants taller than me come summer.


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Allan’s photo


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the glorious terrace


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at the back of the garden

The gardener puts on the crisp lawn edge with an old fashioned half moon edger.

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the allĂ©e of Hydrangea ‘Incrediball’


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Allan’s photo


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Allan’s photo


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onto the north lawn


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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo


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yellow Welsh poppies


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woodsy garden west of the lawn


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rodgersia and camassia


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Allan’s photo


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primulas


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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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returning to the front, to see the tulips from the inside.

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Allan’s photo


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Allan’s photo

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a trio of golden barberries

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Allan’s photo


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Allan’s photo

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Erysimum (Allan’s photo)

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honesty and digiplexus

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Allan’s photo


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Allan’s photo


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Allan’s photo


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lunaria (Allan’s photo)


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Allan’s photo


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from across the street

That opulent display of tulips was well worth the drive and the drenching stroll; in fact, I did not even notice the sensation of rain (other than being aware my camera was wet yet again).

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